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Basil Rathbone’s Mysterious Message
Basil Rathbone’s Mysterious Message By DICK CAVETTI know, I know. I promised you several ghost stories. This one requires a longer treatment than I expected. I shan’t forget the others. * * * I have this story from none other than the great Basil Rathbone. (Sorry, youngsters. Google him or forget it.) I hope it doesn’t sound too strange to confess that, even as a kid, I had a sort of crush on Rathbone. I can’t detect any erotic element in it; I just wanted to look, talk and act like he ... Read more »
Magic Kingdom – Minnie Mouse
Magic Kingdom - Minnie Mouse This is Me Moose. She got her nickname in January. My daughter was in the hospital giving birth and I was staying with my grandchildren. My granddaughter, Samantha, was about 18 months old, and continued to say Me Moose to me over and over. It went on for a few days, and I could not figure out what the 18 month old was trying to communicate... Me Moose turns out to be Minnie Mouse and (turns out) is a favorite stuffed animal. Since my daughter ... Read more »
A Special Thank You…..
I receive thank you letters quite often. Every once in a while one will really touch my heart... Like this one... I think she might have glasses.... ... Read more »
1-1-12 Janet Evanovich -- Smoking 17 1-5-12 Paul Hendrickson Hemingways Boat 1-12-12 - In pursuit of Eliza Cynster 1-18-12 The Help - 1-20-12 - The girl in the garden 1-10-12 Stephen King Dreamcatcher 1-25-12 Ernest Hemingway - For Whom the Bell Tolls 2-12-12 Erik Larson - In the Garden of Beasts 2-24-12 Ridley Pearson - The Body of David Hayes 3-15-12 Ann Patchett - State of Wonder Ann Patchett was recommended on Time's 2011 Book ... Read more »
Why I Love Daytona in February
There are many reasons why I love Daytona in February.... Reason #1 Snow Reason #2 More Snow Reason #3 Snow drifting up my windows Reason #4 Snow on my Hot Tub...... Reason #5 Snow on my deck.... Reason #6 Snow all over sidewalk....I HATE TO SHOVEL... Reason #7 I HATE TO SHOVEL and I never get to use the snow blower,... Gino always gets the snowblower... it's not fair... but I take 1 for the team and stay on the ... Read more »
12-21-11 Kathryn Stockett The Help 12-17-11 Ken Follett Lie Down with Lions 12-10-11 James Patterson Swimsuit 12-1-11 Janet Evanovich 12 Sharp 11-25-11 Janet Evanovich to the 9’s 11-20-11 Paula McLain The Paris Wife 11-8-11 Phillipa Gregory The Lady of the Rivers 11-1-11 Janet Evanovich Hard 8 10-8-11 David Foster – The Broom of the System 10-3-11 Laura Hillenbrand Unbroken 9-30-11 Janet ... Read more »
My Dog Dozer….
My Dog Dozer Loves Bones. See Dozer with the bone?? Yes, that it a bone that you would buy at the neighborhood grocery store for making soup..... these are filled with marrow and great for keeping teeth clean.... I really ought to enter him in "Stupid Pet Tricks" cuz he is the only dog I have ever seen to do this:: Is that 1 bone or 2 ??? Yes.... the freaking dog bit the bone in 2 .....long ways..... Insane close up of ugly bone... This bone is probably bigger than the one in ... Read more »
9-18-09 Angels Fall
Part romance novel - part murder mystery, classic Nora Roberts. Troubled girl, meets boy, witnesses murder, gets boy and they all lived happily ever after. Held my interest and of course there was the last minute plot turn -- holds interest... ... Read more »
Mike’s Galley — Again….
So the last time we came to Daytona -- we got all dressed up and stumbled out to the little resort just past Dunlawton for Mike's Pecan Rolls..... and Mike's was gone. Place was empty, deserted, nothing but crumbs remained... Mike was gone...no forwarding address....front desk lady shrugging at me ....while I kinda stood there in a stuper trying to remember if I had the right place.... Yep, Mike's was gone -- packed up -- blew town -- no pecan rolls in sight... which really upset my good ... Read more »
9-12-09 – The Queens Fool
The Queens Fool -- by Phillipa Gregory. I love the old English historic type stories and have enjoyed all of the Phillipa Gregory novels that I have gotten. This is about the reign of Queen Mary -- daughter of King Henry 8th..and her sister - Princess Elizabeth and Robert Dudley and a few other historic characters. this author breathes life into history -- and puts forth a believable story. I enjoyed...RECOMMEND ... Read more »